We continue our short series of reports from the SC11 conference based on the input of our colleague Will Sawyer. This posting is dedicated to advanced topics in heterogeneous programming with OpenCL Trying to find out whether OpenCL is the right horse to bet on, we attended Advanced Topics in Heterogeneous Programming with OpenCL, given [...]
The HPC Advisory Council and the Swiss Supercomputing Centre CSCS is preparing for the upcoming HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Workshop 2011 in the Lugano Convention Centre, Lugano, Switzerland, from March 21-23, 2011 (Same location as last year). Similar to last year, the workshop will focus on High-Performance Computing education, training (including hands-on) and an overview [...]
We start a short series of reports from the SC11 conference (thanks to Will Sawyer of CSCS for sharing with us his experiences). The first episode is dedicated to an Introduction to OpenCL given by Benedict Gaster (AMD) and Tim Mattson (Intel). General impressions: the architecture and programming model seems cleaner than CUDA, e.g., the [...]
Vincent Keller and Ralf Gruber from EPF Lausanne just published a book Titled “HPC@Green IT – Green High Performance Computing Methods” (Springer). An interview with the two authors has already been published by hpcwire. hpc-ch additionally interviewed Vincent and Ralf about the “Swiss” aspects of their book.